May 6, 2012
QuickStart Chord Progressions, Blues Play-along Tracks
Premium Blues practice play-along tracks for mastering and exploring improvisation.
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QuickStart Chord Progressions, Blues Play-along Tracks
Four premium practice play-along tracks for mastering and exploring the Blues scale. Suitable for any instrument.
The Minor Pentatonic or Blues Scale
The Blues scale is the most commonly used lead scale in Rock and Blues. Blues influenced jazz players also use this scale effectively.
The Blues scale consists of the following intervals (based on a major scale). Root, b3, 4, 5, b7 and octave. A common chromatic passing tone can be played between the 4th and 5th of the scale.
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Six Essential Scales for `Ukulele • Updated: Apr 3, 2020
The six essential scales are: Blues, Major Pentatonic, Mixolydian, Dorian, Aeolian, and Ionian. From the six essential scales, you can get through a wide variety of traditional and contemporary music.
A scale is simply a collection of pitches or notes, not really a "this is a Jazz scale", "this is a Blues" or "this is a Rock scale". It's how a scale is used that really matters not its name.
Most music starts with a scale. The melody, chords, licks and riffs all can be related back to a particular scale or scales.
QuickStart Chord Progressions, Pentatonic Play-along Tracks • Updated: May 6, 2012
Four premium practice play-along tracks for mastering and exploring the Pentatonic scale. Suitable for any instrument.
The Pentatonic scale is also referred to as the Country or Nashville scale. Eric Clapton has been very successful in weaving the bright pentatonic sound with the dark blues sound creating an unmistakable sound.
QuickStart Chord Progressions Play-along Tracks, Introduction and Tuning Notes • Updated: May 6, 2012
The QUICKSTART Rhythm Section CD contains 24 unique styles designed for contemporary lead guitar. Each track is devoted to a scale covered in the QUICKSTART Scale Fingerings for Lead Guitar. There are four background tracks for each scale featuring the chords of the scale. These tracks give you the opportunity to explore the sound of each scale in a lead guitar setting.
Six Essential Scales - Blues/Minor Pentatonic Chords • Updated: Feb 7, 2013
The Bues/MInor Pentatonic scale is one of the six essential scales that every ukulele player should know.
Here are the chords for all 15 Pentatonic/Major Pentatonic scales.
The scale formula, based on the major scale is:
1 b3 5 b7 8.
Building a Solid Jazz Chord Foundation for `Ukulele • Updated: Oct 12, 2015
Commonly called jazz chords, these more sophisticated, contemporary chord voicings find their way into a wide variety of music forms and styles. This lesson is the first on the series that builds your core foundation for these chords. This is an expanded and improved version of my Building A Solid Jazz Chord Foundation for Ukulele workshop that I've presented several times at various ukulele festivals over the past several years.
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